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Latitude: 50.4615 / 50°27'41"N
Longitude: -3.5123 / 3°30'44"W
OS Eastings: 292755
OS Northings: 63499
OS Grid: SX927634
Mapcode National: GBR QX.396H
Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.X29
Entry Name: Ashcroft
Listing Date: 10 January 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206779
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390631
Location: Torbay, TQ1
Electoral Ward/Division: Wellswood
Built-Up Area: Torquay
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Torquay St Matthias
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX9263 HIGHER LINCOMBE ROAD
885-1/18/108 (North side)
Villa. c1850s. Local grey limestone rubble with stuccoed
quoins and architraves; slate roofs; stacks with rendered
shafts with projecting cornices. Italianate style.
PLAN: Double depth rectangular plan to main block with an
entrance tower on the south side and a north-east service
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3-stage tower. Asymmetrical 1:1:1-window
front, gabled to left of the tower. Tower with plain, narrow,
round-headed doorway with front door of horizontal fielded
panels and a plain overlight. Paired round-headed windows to
second stage, triple to third, with plain proud architraves
and sill blocks. Windows glazed with sashes with margin panes.
Low hipped roof to tower with deep eaves and curved eaves
brackets. First-floor windows left and right have moulded
upper corners and sill blocks and are glazed with 12-pane
sashes. Ground-floor window right is a 12-pane sash.
Ground-floor window left a French window with margin panes
opening into a barrel-roofed conservatory. 3-window left
return in a similar style with a probably later ground-floor
canted window to the right glazed with large plate glass
INTERIOR: Original stair with turned balusters; plaster
HISTORY: Shown as Torcello on 1866 OS map.
A particularly attractive example of the Italianate type of
(1st edition 1866 OS: CXV1.10).
Listing NGR: SX9275563499
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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